In a standard text on open and distance learning, computer conferencing appears with advantages and disadvantages that rely on the capacity of the conference to 'facilitate&' students and staff working together (Mason, 1994). Co-operation or collaboration are seen as unproblematic outcomes of the use of the computer conference. Hiltz noted that collaboration is both technically facilitated and becomes a moral requirement that involves a respecification of the teacher&';s role (Hiltz and Benbunan-Fich, 1997, p. 1).
Eleven spelling lists for each term (two levels of difficulty) with supporting teacher documents. Please note: List 1 for the Autumn Term is blank as we use it for words appropriate to our own school. It could be filled with topic or revision words. Each list is referenced to the Support for Spelling 2 and Spelling Bank documents. I have also included a resources column which has references to books we have in our school and links to relevant Internet sites. Please leave feedback if you use this resource.
This PowerPoint presentation introduces Gustav Holst and the music of The Planets Suite. There is information about Holst’s life and the first performance of the music. Each movement has two slides. The first has facts about that planet’s Roman God and a hyperlink to a BBC Proms broadcast. The second has a ‘Did you know?’ slide highlighting an instrument from the movement or an interesting fact about the music. Please leave feedback if you find this resource useful.
This is a collection of 11 poems that may be used as examples in a unit on Poetry from Other Cultures or as examples to use in a Choral Poetry unit.
All 11 poems are in Word format and 5 are also PowerPoint documents.
The poets are David Campbell, Grace Nichols, John Agard and Valerie Bloom.
Set of resources used in the year 4 topic of creating images with poetry, similes and metaphors.
A great idea is for the children to describe a beach using similes and metaphors.
Includes homework ideas, display material and many worksheets around the topic! Enjoy!
Due to the popularity of this resource I have included a Powerpoint I used for a very successful observation lesson by Ofsted.
Also a bank of poems that I developed using Similes and Metaphors in them to create images and a few more resources too including a soothing soundtrack and background to play on your IW on loop. I have recently added even more poems and simile / metaphor references for this resource!
AUGUST UPDATE: Even more resources added and price reduction to celebrate over 100 downloads of this resource.
Spring /Easter Poetry Learning Intention : to compose Spring Poems/ Easter Poems
PowerPoint presentation which provides a stimulus for a variety of poetry forms- including acrostic style and free verse.
Some Spring poems to read, enjoy and perform.
Vocabulary and word wall is provided to stimulate composition .
In addition, some clip art and a few pro formas for 2nd draft display or publication.
I have included several slide files in the preview so teachers can peruse the resource more comprehensively.
Hope your learners enjoy composing Spring and Easter poems.
Many thanks for free use clip art provided by http://www.clipartlord.com
Differentiated lesson materials aimed at a class of students ranging from A-D grades.
2 x lesson plans and 2 x lesson powerpoints, and differentiated support resources including definitions of difficult terms. Quotes to give to any struggling pupils while the table-fill task is underway.